"The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners."
"The American Correctional Association is the oldest and largest international correctional association in the world. ACA serves all disciplines with the corrections profession and is dedicated to excellence in every aspect of the field."
"CPIU was formed by a coallition of computer experts, law enforcement agents and counter-pedophilia experts. The primary goal of the CPIU is to educate the public in how to protect their children and increase general public awareness about this important subject. The CPIU also promotes legislation that stiffens the penalties for such actions. At times, CPIU staff will consult law enforcement agencies regarding active investigations. The CPIU encourages all concerns involving suspicious websites or individuals to be directed to local or federal law enforcement agencies."
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has been the starting place for law enforcement executives, students of criminal justice, researchers, members of the media, and the public at large seeking information on crime in the nation.
"Our mission: to facilitate research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data."
"The collateral consequences of a criminal conviction—legal sanctions and restrictions imposed upon people because of their criminal record—are hard to find and harder to understand. Now it will be easier to do both. Congress directed the National Institute of Justice to collect and study collateral consequences in all U.S. jurisdictions, and NIJ selected the ABA Criminal Justice Section to perform the necessary research and analysis. The results are now being made available through this interactive tool."
"The NIJ Journal, published several times a year, features articles to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. The NIJ Journal presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system."
"The South Carolina Police Academy was created in 1968 when a $30,000 LEAP (Law Enforcement Assistance Program) grant was awarded to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). Training at this new police academy was voluntary, devoid of monetary fees, four weeks in length, and held at SLED. In order to attend this training, the candidate must have already been employed by a law enforcement agency. The first class graduated from the South Carolina Police Academy in September of 1968."
"The primary mission of the State Law Enforcement Division is to provide quality manpower and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies and to conduct investigations on behalf of the state as directed by the Governor and Attorney General."